THE Egremont community joined forces for a successful clean-up

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School pupils, councillors and community representatives took part on Friday’s event in which more than 100 bags of litter were collected.

The areas targeted were Main Street, Brisco Mount and Castle Croft.

Organised by Egremont Town Council, the clean-up was supported by Bookwell School, Calderwood House, Works For You, Copeland Council and members of the public.

The next in the town council’s series of community clean-ups will be in April, and volunteers are asked to contact the council for more information.

Briefing sessions for prospective election candidates

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COPELAND Borough Council is holding a series of briefing sessions for prospective candidates in the upcoming local elections.

Prospective candidates, election agents and parish clerks are invited to the guidance sessions ahead of the May 2 mayoral, borough council and town/parish council elections.

In addition to discussing the election process and timetable, council officers will also talk about the roles and responsibilities of councillors. Information packs will be available.

The sessions will take place on:

– Thursday, February 28, 1pm, in the Bainbridge Room, Copeland Centre, Whitehaven
– Thursday, February 28, 5pm, in Millom Network Centre
– Thursday, March 7, 5pm, in the Bainbridge Room, Copeland Centre, Whitehaven

Those planning to attend one of the sessions are asked to confirm in advance to Stephanie Shaw, Electoral and Democratic Services Manager, on 01946 598535 or elections@copeland.gov.uk. Alternatively, if you are unable to attend a session but would like th

Urgent information: February road closures

There are a number of road closures to occur in the 1st two weeks of February. The buses have been redirected as necessary as have Sellafield LTD park n ride services.   

  1. Chapel Street Egremont- the repairs are estimated to start 4th Feb for five days.
  2.   Main Street Egremont- the repairs are estimated to start 6th February for four days.
  3. Bookwell- the repairs are estimated to start 11th February for five days.
  4. A5086 at Town Head- the repairs are estimated to start 18th February for one week.
  5. Wood End- the repairs are estimated to start 20th February for six days.

If you require any further details please email or telephone the town council.

Come and have your say on the proposed Orgill flood alleviation plan

Come along and have your say

on the proposed

Orgill flood alleviation plan

On Tuesday January 15th the Environment agency unveil the final proposed flood alleviation plan that will begin in April 2019.

Full details will be given about what is to be complete, timescales and how it will affect the local people.

The even takes place in the Falcon club and begins at 14:30hrs and ends at 1900hrs. All local residents are invited to the event. Please come along.

A very big thank you to Cllr Leigh Mossop

All the staff and councillors

of Egremont town council

send a very big thank you

to Cllr Leigh Mossop

Cllr Leigh Mossop joined the council in September 2015 and served the parish with great distinction and great diligence unfortunately ill health has forced him to resign from his position.

All members of Egremont town council would like say a really big thank you to Cllr Leigh Mossop for all his hard work and dedication over the last three years and wishing him well for the future.